Category Archives: design

The Green Dandelion

I first came across the work of The Green Dandelion, when the floral details of Julie and Nate’s wedding caught my eye. Captured in all their botanical beauty by photographer Phil Chester, the organic arrangements venture outside the usual scope of traditional wedding arrangements … Continue reading

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Mio Karo

Carolina Melis is a creative jack-of-all-trades who started her career as a choreographer before moving into design. She specialised in illustration and animation direction at Central Saint Martins in London. She then went on to work on a number of … Continue reading

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Chinese Health Posters

The Art of Instruction by Katrien van der Schueren is a favourite in my humble collection of art books. This large book is a collection of illustrated educational charts from the 19th Century, covering topics from art, to design, science, and natural history. … Continue reading

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Xoclad

I really love the work of Mexican design studio Anagrama. They tailor their design to each project without losing the aesthetic sensibility that makes them so great. In a nutshell, Anagrama is far from a one-trick pony and well deserve … Continue reading

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Ferm Living SS14

Ferm Living is a lifestyle brand founded by Trine Andersen in 2005 that draws inspiration from Danish and Scandinavian design. “The range includes wallpaper, textiles, decorative objects, wall stickers, designs for the kitchen, bathroom and office as well as a … Continue reading

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Hello 2014

Happy New Year! Please excuse the belatedness of the greeting, I took some time away from this blog to refresh and recuperate. I hope you all had a good festive season. It is good to be back.For those of you who … Continue reading

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Gift Guide: The Aesthete

Another gift guide! This one is for individuals with an eye for design and elegant aesthetics. Brass Hanging Planter / Sagaform Hand Salad Server / Stadler Form Otto Fan / Dokter & Misses Standing Lamp / Chroma Juice Press / … Continue reading

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Gift Guide: The Cook

I haven’t really ventured into gift guides before as they are a rather daunting prospect. But this year I thought I would get out of my comfort zone and try a few gift guides. Each gift guide will be orientated … Continue reading

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Miscellany

I’m trying to get around to making a few gift guides for the festive season, but I fear I may run out of time. So to tide you over, here is a miscellany of nice things. I hope you like … Continue reading

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A+ Packaging

Hooray! A post dedicated to beautifully designed packaging! Let’s get started… Nutritional supplements are usually a frightening mess of bad typography and neon colours when it comes to packaging. Andreas Engelbreckt Kamp Bünger addressed this faux pas with his elegant monochromatic packaging … Continue reading

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